Lateral Hire is defined as someone who has experience working independently for a comparable 911 center that dispatches police, fire and medical services and holds, at a minimum, a current DPSST Basic Telecommunicator and Basic Emergency Medical Dispatcher certifications. Comparable certifications from other States and organizations will be considered.
Employees in this position are the first contact for citizens who need immediate assistance from police, fire or emergency medical agencies. Work involves responsibility for receiving calls for assistance, prioritizing those calls, and dispatching using the appropriate procedures. The work also requires ongoing communications support for field units of the public safety agencies. These tasks are illustrative only and may include other related duties.
For more information: Contact US